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Plectranthus  pentheri (Gürke) Van Jaarsv. & T.J.Edwards   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Plectranthus  pentheri (Gürke) Van Jaarsv. & T.J.Edwards 
SynonymsColeus pentheri Gürke (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)KwaZulu-NatalNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude500-600m
Description stems softly white pubescent, leaves wide, obovate, obtuse, on both faces hirsute, crenate, cuneate, shortly petiolate, flowers in simple spicate raceme
Size5-15cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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